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    2012-2013 ON3P Cease and Desist

    If you're looking for a big ski to point down big lines, the ON3P Cease and Desist might be...

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    2014-2015 4FRNT Hoji

    When Eric Hjorleifson comes out with a new pro model (especially a pro model that replaces the much loved...

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    2012-2013 Black Diamond Gigawatt

    Since it STILL hasn't stopped snowing here in Niseko, we're glad we've had the Gigawatt with us. It's exceptional...

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    2012-2013 Black Diamond Element

    The Black Diamond Element is proving in Niseko to be a fantastic pow ski that actually does very well...

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    2011-2012 Venture Storm R, 161cm

    Its directional shape and rockered profile make the Venture Storm a great powder board—with surprisingly good maneuverability and stability...

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    Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

    The Osprey Kode 30 pack has a ton of great features. Even bettter? When skiing, the Kode 30 feels...

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    2012-2013 LINE Stepup

    With rock-solid stability and fun, poppy flex, the completely redesigned 2011-2012 Line Stepup is a perfect fit for both...

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    2012-2013 MOMENT Bella, 172cm

    A new addition to MOMENT's line of women's skis, the Bella is one of the best all-mountain skis on...

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    TwentyTwo Designs Axl Binding

    Charge hard up, charge hard down. The Axl binding from TwentyTwo Designs is a free-pivot tele binding that doesn't...

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    Nike Zoom Kaiju

    The Nike Zoom Kaiju is a high-quality, light weight boot that runs a bit narrow, has a great liner,...

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    Patagonia Nano Storm Jacket

    On paper, the Patagonia Nano Storm Jacket doesn't necessarily make a ton of sense, yet several of us at...

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    2nd Look: MOMENT PB&J, 188cm

    We've raved about the MOMENT PB&J as an all mountain, do everything ski. But how's it handle the park?...

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    POC Iris X Goggle

    Here it is: everything you need to know about the POC Iris X Goggle's fit, lens technology, and lens...

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    2nd Look: Blizzard Cochise, 185cm

    Want a second opinion? "The Blizzard Cochise will certainly reward good technique, but it doesn’t demand it. It has...

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    The Praxis WooTest

    The backcountry-ready Praxis WooTest is about to become a reality. Find out how you, too, can get your very...

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  • Jonathan - Cochise - Rock

    2013-2014 Blizzard Cochise, 185cm

    The Blizzard Cochise is a very good, unusual ski that is difficult to describe. But it's been performing very...

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  • Jason - Black Diamond Patrol Glove

    Black Diamond Patrol Glove

    With its combination of warmth, durability, and dexterity, the Black Diamond Patrol hits the trifecta for an everyday ski...

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    The North Face Hecktic Down Jacket

    If you're looking for a jacket with high-end shell performance to battle the elements - and comfy down insulation...

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    FlyLow Higgins Jacket

    The FlyLow Higgins Jacket is a good call if you're heading out (to do just about anything) in less...

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    2012-2013 Rossignol S3 W, 168cm

    Julia Van Raalte gets four days on (and a First Look at) the Rossignol S3 W.

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